Ben Coogan, Chief Executive Officer
Ben Coogan was named chief executive officer at Medical City Plano with reporting oversight of Medical City Frisco in 2023. Together, both hospitals comprise over 700 acute care beds and 3,000 employees.
Coogan’s healthcare career spans nearly two decades, with leadership roles in several Medical City Healthcare facilities. Coogan previously served as CEO of Medical City Fort Worth since 2021, where his leadership contributed to the successful launch of new services including the expansion of solid organ transplant services. He also led more than $30 million facility expansion and capital projects. Prior to joining Medical City Fort Worth, Ben served as chief operating officer at Medical City Dallas, Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Arlington.
Coogan holds a Bachelor of Psychology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management from the University of North Texas. He is a board member of the American Heart Association and an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Christina Mathis, Chief Operating Officer
Christina Mathis joined Medical City Plano as chief operating officer in October 2021. Mathis previously served as chief operating officer, ethics and compliance officer and chief staffing officer at St. David's Georgetown Hospital in Georgetown, Texas.
During this time, she led strategic initiatives that contributed to significant growth in key services, including establishment of a robotic surgery program. Prior to that role, she served as assistant chief operating officer at Medical City Plano from 2017 to 2019, providing management support for multiple projects, including a $107-million patient tower and the expansion and development of bariatrics and robotic surgical lines.
In her time at St. David's, Mathis also managed program development and construction of a newly established interventional radiology program with oversight of surgical services, imaging, facilities, laboratory services, food and nutrition services, environmental services, security and patient safety. In addition, she contributed to leadership efforts that helped the hospital earn top performance in employee engagement and physician engagement scores.
Mathis earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin. She holds a Master of Health Care Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio.
Brad Stein, Chief Financial Officer
Brad Stein was named Chief Financial Officer for Medical City Plano in June 2020. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Staffing Officer at Medical City McKinney.
Prior to joining the leadership team at Medical City McKinney, he was the Assistant Chief Financial Officer and Chief Staffing Officer for Chippenham & Johnston-Wills Hospitals, an HCA facility in Richmond, Virginia. As ACFO, Stein played a critical role in supporting the two-campus, 758-bed hospital system through expense management and service line growth and securing capital funds for two large emergency room projects.
He has also served as Director of Hospital Financial Operations for St. Vincent's Health System in Birmingham, Alabama. Stein began his career at Ernest & Young in their Assurance & Advisory Business Services after completing his training.
Damita J. Williams, Chief Nursing Officer
Damita Williams was named chief nursing officer for Medical City Plano in September 2020. Her career in healthcare spans more than 30 years, including the last three as chief nursing officer at Medical City Fort Worth. Prior to joining the leadership team in Fort Worth, she held several CNO positions, most recently at HCA Healthcare's Methodist Hospital Campus in San Antonio, Texas, which includes Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children's Hospital, the largest hospital in HCA.
Williams has enjoyed a dedicated clinical career focused on children and their families, with a passion for care of complex surgical and cardiovascular surgery patients. As a leader, she has had the opportunity to start a multi-visceral liver and intestinal transplant program, responsibility for several kidney and heart transplant services, as well as bariatric services, robotics and other services.
In addition to her service in healthcare, Williams serves as an adjunct faculty member for Indiana Wesleyan University in the doctorate in organizational leadership program.
Community service is a passion for Williams, as she has served more than a decade as director of clinic operations for Hope International Ministries Inc. and its medical missions to the Dominican Republic. She currently serves on the TCU Professional Advisory Board and has also served on the boards of several other community organizations, most recently for the Ronald McDonald House.
Williams is certified in Executive Nursing Practice, has served nationally as a member of the Maternal Child Health Council for the American Hospital Association and the Diversity Council of the American Organization of Nurse Executives. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Williams holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing, a Master of Science in nursing administration, a Master of Arts in advanced leadership studies and a doctorate in organizational leadership. She has received several leadership awards, including being named one of the Outstanding Nursing Alumni from her alma mater, Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She and her husband, John, are the parents of five children.
Jonathan Clarke, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Jonathan Clarke, MD, joined Medical City Plano as chief medical officer (CMO) in October 2023. In this role, Dr. Clarke oversees quality, patient safety, risk management, infection prevention and medical staff services. He also provides clinical direction to physicians and clinicians at Medical City Frisco, a department of Medical City Plano.
A U.S. Navy and Air Force veteran with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, Dr. Clarke is an accomplished physician leader, healthcare executive and entrepreneur who brings diverse experiences and perspectives to Medical City Plano's executive team. He previously served as CMO of HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast. Prior to that, he served as a regional medical director for Envision Healthcare in Dallas, where he led significant improvements in quality measures as well as accreditation and reaccreditation of chest pain, stroke and trauma programs.
Board-certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Clarke is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). He also earned an MBA in Healthcare Management from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas. He earned his medical degree from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in 2002.